Antarctica — The Sleeping Giant Awakens!

Antarctica, the Southernmost continent, has been often neglected by the media when it comes to reporting the impacts of climate change in this ice-covered landmass. However, recent studies reveal that Antarctica has been warming up and it threatens to drive rapid sea-level rise globally as the climate changes. The West Antarctic peninsula has been amongRead More

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Role of Forests in Fight Against Climate Change

Since the beginning of Industrial Age, two centuries ago, the average temperature of the earth has been rising considerably owing to uncontrollable emission of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere which has been trapping the heat and making the earth hotter. This has led to a sharp rise in the number andRead More

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Brace Yourself for More Heat Waves in the Future!

In past few years, the world has seen some of the direst consequences of climate change— from blazing bushfires in Australia, melting ice sheet in Greenland, vanishing snow cover in mountains to floods in Venice, drought and cyclones like Idai in Africa. The unabated emission of carbon from the combustion of fossil fuels and otherRead More

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Slowing Ocean Currents and Changing Climate Systems

Oceans cover seventy per cent of our planet and store somewhere around a third of carbon dioxide gas released from anthropogenic activities. This has been warming up our ocean and has resulted in acidification and deoxygenation of seawater affecting marine life drastically. However, there is a more serious threat looming over us which can haveRead More

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Expanding Pests Threaten Our Food Security!

With increasing global temperature, climate change repercussions have become more visible in recent years. Our agricultural productivity and net output could reduce drastically owing to warmer conditions which create a favourable environment for pests such as fungi, insects and bacteria. This would mean an additional threat to food security for millions who are already facingRead More

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Small Island Nations are Sinking!

The island nations are under extreme threat! With ongoing global warming and climate change, people of these islands and their culture are at serious risk of submerging by the end of this century. The rising temperature has led to an increase in sea levels, frequency and intensity of extreme weather events like cyclones, hurricane, tides,Read More

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Climate Change and Declining Fisheries and Aquaculture Output

The increasing concentration of carbon dioxide gas due to ongoing human activities such as combustion of fossil fuels, deforestation, and urbanisation leading to land degradation have been causing a global rise in temperature. This has led to the declining health of marine and aquatic ecosystems. The process of ocean acidification, deoxygenation and weakening ocean currentsRead More

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5 Lifestyle Changes to Tackle Climate Change

People have been getting more aware of the climate change implications and in recent years the voices against reducing the global carbon emissions have grown only louder. While when we talk about climate actions, our focus is mainly on the world leaders, policymakers, government authorities and corporate giants. However, if we want to mitigate climateRead More

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Climate Change: Vanishing Ice Cover in the Mountains

With no obvious halt on greenhouse gases emission and mindless deforestation, the temperature of the earth has been rising for the last two centuries, and it has risen more rapidly in the last two decades. This global warming has triggered severe climate change patterns all over the world. Being one of the most sensitive ecosystems,Read More

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Birds: Is Avian Life in Dire Straits?

The crooning and chirping of the buoyant creatures gliding high in the sky, hooting up above from a tree, or tweeting in our garden may get silent if we stay on our current trajectory of the impending climate crisis. With unrestrained emission of greenhouse gases due to human activities, the earth’s temperature has been risingRead More

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